Kazuyuki Hoshino

aka: Kazuyoshi Hoshino, 星野 一幸
Moby ID: 43209

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Hoshino's first gig with Sonic Team was as the character designer for Sonic CD, in which he introduced such fan favorites as Amy Rose and the ever badass Metal Sonic. He was also one of the main character designers in NiGHTS, and since Sonic Adventure has been the series art director. He hangs out with Iizuka at Sonic Team USA, where the two continue to play the most pivotal roles in determining the direction of the series.

Credited on 66 games

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Sonic Superstars (2023, Nintendo Switch) Sonic Character Supervisors
The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog (2023, Macintosh) Sonic Character Supervisors
Sonic Frontiers (2022, Windows) Sonic Character Supervisors
Sonic Origins (2022, Xbox Series) Sonic Character Supervisors
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania (2021, Windows) Special Thanks
Sonic Colors: Ultimate (2021, Xbox Series) Producer
Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (2020, Nintendo Switch) Special Thanks
Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020 (2020, Android) Character Supervisors
Sakura Wars (2020, PlayStation 4) Development Support
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020 (2019, Nintendo Switch) Sonic Character Supervisors
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game (2019, PlayStation 4) Development Support
Team Sonic Racing (2019, PlayStation 4) Director of Creative Services
Puyo Puyo Tetris (2018, Windows) Project Manager
Sonic Runners: Adventure (2017, Android) Sonic Character Supervisors
Sonic Forces (2017, PlayStation 4) Director of Creative
Sonic Mania (2017, Windows) Director of Creative Services
Puyo Puyo Chronicle (2016, Nintendo 3DS) Project Support
Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice (2016, Nintendo 3DS) Character Supervisors
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (2016, Wii U) Senior Art Director
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (2016, Nintendo 3DS) Senior Art Director

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